Co-ordinate internal and external activity: Fires in buildings

Control Measure Knowledge

To limit firespread or prevent deterioration of internal conditions, it may be necessary to direct external hose lines or monitors into compartments. It is essential that any external activity does not compromise the safety of personnel operating inside the building. Internal and external activities should be assessed for risk and strictly co-ordinated.

Communication with internal and external firefighting personnel is essential to ensure activities are co-ordinated, in order to avoid compromising the safety of personnel and internal operations.

Refer to the responsibilities of fire and rescue services.

Strategic Actions

Tactical Actions